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Aldrich, John L.

Age: 18, credited to Holland, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 10/8/62, m/i 12/30/62, PVT, Co. M, 1st VT CAV, pr CPL 1/1/64, pr SGT 11/11/64, SOWD, m/o 1/28/65

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Birth: 06/22/1844, Barnston, PQ, Canada
Death: 12/07/1918

Burial: Old Protestant Cemetery, Island Pond, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bev Lasure
Findagrave Memorial #: 97413274
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None

2nd Great Granduncle of Steve Petrie, Topsfield, MA

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Old Protestant Cemetery, Island Pond, VT

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John Aldrich: John Aldrich, a veteran of the Civil War, died Dec. 7, aged 74 years. He was born in Barnston, Que. June 22, 1844, son of Gad and Phoebe (Slater) Aldrich. He came to the state early in life, and for over 40 years was a trusted engineer on the Grand Trunk.

He enlisted August 8, 1862, in the First Vermont Cavalry, and was mustered out 9th August, 1865. Dec. 2, 1869 he married Jane Slater, who died Dec. 10, 1909. On Dec. 30, 1909, he was united in marriage with Miss Maude Driver, who survives him, also one daughter, Mrs. Blanche Smith, and four brothers.

The funeral was held in the Cong’l Church Monday afternoon. Rev. Robert Lawton officiating, and who spoke very eloquently of the Grand Army, and the life of the deceased. The burial was in the Old Protestant cemetery. Erastus Buck Post, of which he was a member, also the Odd Fellows, attended in a body, with the W.R.C. and Rebekahs. E. A. Smith, undertaker had charge of the burial arrangements.

CARD OF THANKS---I wish to extend to all the neighbors and friends for their kind and thoughtful acts during the illness and death of my husband, also those who contributed flowers. ---Mrs. Maude Aldrich

Essex County Herald, Dec. 13, 1918
Courtesy of Deanna French